Lending support & critical information for hurricane recovery

Facilitating disaster recovery by garnering government resources and university student/faculty participants in projects

Mike Burns, former EPA official, Community and College Partners Program


Innovation and Description: Design of gathering place / emergency shelter

Design of innovative shelter, using solar power to support electrical needs

Other Participants:

Purdue University; Engineers Without Borders

Primary Disaster Justice Benefits:

Provides a place for poor members of the Biloxi-Chitimacha tribe to shelter in place when they cannot relocate.

Secondary Disaster Justice Benefits:

Replaces gathering place lost due to Hurricane Ida.

Would you recommend others (disaster survivors, disaster-impacted communities) learn more about the activity, project or program to consider adoption of a similar one?


What refinements additional to the ones you have implemented would you recommend others consider if they wish to adopt the activity, project or program?